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Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground

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12325 Rafter J-Bar Road, Hill City, SD 57745
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Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights in a 40 ft Class A motorhome and were very pleased. This was one of many RV resorts we have stayed at during a 6 month trip and one of the best. It was a very beautiful setting with wide sites. We stayed in base camp and had full hook ups and good satellite... More

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Great Northwest
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I searched for an RV site for 4-5 nights while exploring the Black Hills. Narrowed it down to 4-5 and finally picked this one. WOW. Upon arrival it was top notch treatment. The views from your site—stupendous!! Only 2 miles outside Hill City on a main road. Plus it has Verizon 4G available. Ice was only $2 for 8#. I... More

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Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our kids loved it. We thought it was nice. My husband thought it was little expensive. A few things...they could use more hooks/shelves in the showers. My relatives were in a cabin and said the same...more hooks and shelves needed, but the cabin was nice. Kerrig coffee maker was a great touch. My family has a camper and we stayed... More

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the past 25 years my family has stayed at this campground at least 15-20 times. It has always been a great experience! Everything is always clean, quiet, and comfortable. The pancake breakfast was excellent! We will definitely return for more trips in the future! They value open spaces and large camp sites with beautiful views of the black hills.... More

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Bolivar, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground for six nights. The campground is in close proximity to a number of things the Black Hills has to offer including Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and Sylvan Lake. The campground is divided into approximately 5 different "camps," some of which do not allow tent camping. We stayed at the "Ranch Camp."... More

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Oakhurst, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned our family trip to visit Mt. Rushmore and surrounding sites. I was concerned when we discovered that it was during the first weekend of Sturgis MC rally. The staff assured us that their guests were highly respectful and they did not allow the rally to disturb their other guests. Although the surrounding area was full of MC's and... More

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Fulton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the traditional cabins at Rafter J Bar Ranch when we visited the Black Hills on a family vacation. We really enjoyed how it was not right on the busy highway leading into Hill City but was close to lots of things for us to see and do in the Black Hills. The cabin was very... More

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Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rafter J Bar Ranch every year for the last 5 years on our journeys across the country. The staff are incredibly friendly, the facilities are clean, and the setting is beyond beautiful. We recommend this place!

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Glenwood, Iowa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
4 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's truly is a little slice of wonderful! Beautiful campgrounds and they don't squish everyone together! Bathrooms and showers were clean and didn't stink! Great view! Excellent location! Quiet and absolutely perfect! I would send my best friends there for sure!!!

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South dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in june 2014 for a family reunion. The facility was nice that there were cabins to rent, campsites to rent and tent sites to rent. The cabins had some with and some without bathrooms. There is a nice pool and basket ball court. The facility is very well taken care of, no trash laying around, lots of shade... More

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Address: 12325 Rafter J-Bar Road, Hill City, SD 57745
Location: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Also Known As:
Rafter j Bar Ranch Campground Hotel Keystone

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